September 14, 2022 @ 8:00 am – 5:30 pm
College of Southern Nevada, Charleston Campus I Building, Room 316
6375 W. Charleston Blvd.  Las Vegas
NV 89146
Pacific Southwest PTTC

Ethics in Prevention

This in-person training explores the six principles of the Prevention Code of Ethics using realistic examples designed to strengthen participants’ abilities to manage challenging situations in their work.

By the end of this training, participants will have:

  • Defined ethics and related terms
  • Described the six principles in the Prevention Code of Ethics
  • Practiced using an ethical decision-making process to apply the Prevention Code of Ethics

This in-person training is relevant to those seeking certification or recertification as a Prevention Specialist and meets the basic requirements for prevention ethics for this type of certification. This training will not meet the requirements for anyone seeking treatment or recovery support-related certification or licensure.

Who Should Participate:

Community, tribal, jurisdiction, and state-level substance misuse prevention practitioners and allied health partners located in the Pacific Southwest region, including American Samoa, Arizona, California, Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Guam, Hawaii, Nevada, Republic of Marshall Islands, and Republic of Palau.


College of Southern Nevada, Charleston Campus
I Building, Room 316
6375 W. Charleston Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89146

There will be no virtual or hybrid option available to attend this training.

Date & Time:

September 14, 2022
8:00 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. PDT


Christina López-Gutiérrez has extensive experience in evidence-based substance misuse prevention practices at the local, state, and bi-national levels. Her career began in the late 1990s, implementing “model” curricula in communities and evolved to providing Training and Technical Assistance to community-based coalitions, single state agencies, Promotores and Community Health Workers. Ms. López-Gutiérrez has been part of various training teams to include the U.S.-Mexico Border states and sister cities in Mexico with the delivery of the Strategic Prevention Framework in Spanish. More recently, Ms. López-Gutiérrez has participated in a state-wide evaluation team to support grantees aiming to decrease Prescription Misuse and Underage drinking.

Cost: Free!


Certificate of Attendance

Those who complete this in-person training will receive a Certificate of
Completion for seven (7) contact hours. The EIP training is endorsed by the International Credentialing and Reciprocity Consortium (IC&RC), which requires training hours in prevention ethics for Prevention Specialist certification.


Please contact Karen Totten ( for any questions related to registration. For any other questions, please contact Alyssa O’Hair (

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